Monday, 27 May 2019 | 03:56 WIB

Enjoying the Atmosphere of Ramadan in the Island of a Thousand Mosques

Enjoying the Atmosphere of Ramadan in the Island of a Thousand Mosques (kemenpar)

MATARAM, NETRALNEWS.COMWest Nusa Tenggara continues to reinforce its status as the best halal tourist destinations in the world. The Island of a Thousand Mosques is holding a month-long Ramadan 1440 H program.

The event is packaged through Pesona Khazanah Ramadan 2019. The content is interesting with 11 sub-events full of Islamic nuances.
Pesona Khazanah Ramadan 2019 is held from May 5 to June 4. The venue is at Hubbul Wathon Mosque, Islamic Center, Mataram, West Nusa Tenggara.

The theme raised is "Strengthening the Unity for a United Nation." This event contains worship, talk shows, and various competitions. There are also exhibitions & bazaars, to various Islamic entertainment.

The opening ceremony was held today (11/5). The location is in the Islamic Center Bazaar Area, Mataram. Various unique Islamic cultures of West Nusa Tenggara will be presented interesting and full of inspiration.

Expert Staff on Multiculture at the Indonesia Ministry of Tourism Esthy Reko Astuti said this program was the biggest religious event in the Island.

"Pesona Khazanah Ramadan 2019 is the biggest religious program. The duration of the event is long and becomes an attraction during Ramadan. This program is certainly the best spot for every day. While waiting to break the fast, visitors can get various Islamic inspirations, "said Esthy, Friday (10/5).

After the opening, the next 2 activities were immediately held. There is a Ramadan Bazaar activity from 11-30 May 2019. These activities provide takjil, various culinary, fashion, and accessories. And, everything is thick with Islamic nuances. Besides the bazaar, there are also Islamic Book Fair & Book Surgery activities. With the same time frame, the Book Fair also offers big discounts from the latest books or novels.

After the two events, it was the turn of the Islamic Culture Festival held. The festival is held 12-18 May 2019. There are a variety of unique arts and Islamic cultures of West Nusa Tenggara that will be displayed. The stage also features a variety of traditional to modern games typical of Pulau Seribu Masjid.

Esthy added, Islamic nuances are very thick in the content displayed.

"Islamic nuances are very thick in the event. Every content displayed, his breath is always Islamic. Of course there are many new values ​​and knowledge that visitors get there. For that, the Enchantment of the Ramadan 2019 event in West Nusa Tenggara should not be missed, "continued Esthy again.

Meanwhile, the 50th National Quran (PTQ) Tilawatil Program Week was held, May 17-21 2019. PTQ was attended by participants from various regions. The closure of PTQ is even more special because it is combined with Nuzulul Quran, Tuesday (5/21). Nuzulul Quran will be filled by tauziah scholars Uztad Somad, Uztad Hanan Attaki, and Aa Gym.

"There is a lot of enlightenment given by Enchantment Khazanah Ramadan 2019. Because, the program always presents big charismatic figures. The Tauziah is always awaited. So, please join the Pesona Khazanah Ramadan program, "explained Assistant Regional Deputy for Marketing Development I Regional III Ministry of Tourism Muh. Ricky Fauziyani.

While the 3 events were released simultaneously on Monday (20/5). There are Lombok Travel Fair Umrah & Hajj to Islamic Wedding Expo. Other content in the form of Hijab Fashion Show & Competition. For Lombok, the Travel Fair Umrah & Hajj is held from 20-26 May 2019. The Travel fair is a TA / TO exhibition. They offer domestic to foreign halal tourist destinations.

While the holding of the Islamic Wedding Expo was held from 20-26 May 2019. This program was held at the Islamic Center Ballroom in Mataram. The Hijab Fashion Show & Competition is held on May 20-22 2019. The Fashion Show features several categories. The Hijab Competition also features the Sasak Hijab Competition. The space is to display the tradition of using hijab in West Nusa Tenggara.

"Although thick with religious nuances, but the event gives a big space for creativity. Please create the best fashion and hijab. In time, these creative activities will produce economic value. "We hope that the works of West Nusa Tenggara designers can flood fashion houses in the world," Ricky said in a press release on Friday (05/10/2019).

The end of the series of Pesona Khazanah Ramadan 2019 is marked by Tabligh Akbar and Ramadan Dhikr. Both events were released on Thursday (30/5). Tabligh Akbar was held in the Ramadan Bazaar Area. For Ramadan Dhikr is done before breaking the fast. The material, Tauziah is also the Study & Interpretation of the Qur'an. The program was closed by the Takbiran Night Parade which was scheduled for Tuesday (4/6).

"West Nusa Tenggara is indeed the best halal tourist destination. They have a long program to celebrate Ramadan this year. The presence of Enchantment Khazanah Ramadan will strengthen the movement of tourists. Economic activity in West Nusa Tenggara will also be better. The community gets more benefits from various transaction activities," said Minister of Tourism Arief Yahya.